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What security risks are involved in using older HTTP protocols such as HTTP/1.x that would justify upgrading to HTTP/2 or HTTP/3?

Apart from some very specific risks and vulnerabilities mentioned in the other answers I'd like to take a more generic approach as to why HTTP/3 is more secure, rather then why HTTP/1 and HTTP/2 are ...
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HTTP: how likely are you to be compromised by using it just once?

My question is, if somebody, today, in 2024, sent a password or a credit card number to some random HTTP website just once, how likely is that password or credit card number to be found on a hacker ...
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HTTP: how likely are you to be compromised by using it just once?

To answer this question, you need to wonder what using HTTPS vs HTTP is actually protecting you against. HTTPS adds encryption-on-transit to your connections. It's based on trusting the Certificate ...
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